"Confucianism and the 47 Ronin" - Lecture by Dr. John Tucker

Event information
Venue:PC 432

Dr. John Tucker (Professor of History, East Carolina University) will be speaking on "Confucianism and the 47 Ronin" on September 25, 2013 at FIU in PC 432.


Dr. Tucker completed his PhD at Columbia University with a specialization in Sino-Japanese Confucianism. He also studied East Asian philosophy and East Asian history at the University of Hawaii. He has published two books: Itō Jinsai's Gomō jigi and the Philosophical Definition of Early-Modern Japan (Brill, 1998), and Ogyū Sorai's Philosophical Masterworks: The Bendō and Benmei (University of Hawai'i Press, 2006).